Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Making of a Widow (Part 4)

“Timing is everything.” It’s true in comedy; a vocally well delivered line can fall flat if the timing is off. Exactly when a pause is required, or an inflection employed can bring an audience to tears of laughter, or . … Continue reading

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The Making of a Widow (Part 3)

“It’s the little things,” people will sometimes say, “that make the difference.” Do you know what I mean? For instance, you’ll remember a momentous occasion (be it tragedy or celebration), but you will also remember some seemingly insignificant or off-the-wall … Continue reading

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The Making of a Widow (Part 2)

“Goodbye.” Many years ago I was intrigued to learn this common expression was a slang condensation of the phrase “God be with you.” Since that time we have shortened it even more to a simple, “Bye.” Sometimes you’ll hear people … Continue reading

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The Making of a Widow (Part 1)

The Grim Reaper may or may not get an undeserved bad rap, but when a cardiologist reads an EKG and sees the telltale “tombstones” on the EKG paper he/she knows that a myocardial infarction has occurred, and that coronary heart … Continue reading

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